Chelonia mydas, green turtle, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Chelonia mydas, green turtle, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Chelonia mydas

Chelonia mydas Description

Carapace strongly elevated. Head with one pair of elongated prefrontal scales and 4 post-orbital scales at each side. 4 pairs of laterals scutes. Lower jaw serrated. Each flipper at the outer border has a single visible claw. Max length: 105 cm CL. Dorsa

Chelonia mydas Common Names

  • green turtle

Chelonia mydas Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Chelonia mydas? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Chelonia mydas species belongs to.

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Chelonia mydas, marine species closely related

Chelonia mydas, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Chelonia mydas marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Chelonia mydas. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Chelonia mydas are marked in green.

Chelonia mydas, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Chelonia mydas species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Chelonia mydas.